Today in WW II: 12 Feb 1941 German Lieutenant-General Erwin Rommel arrives in North Africa to lead the soon to arrive Afrika Korps.  More 
12 Feb 1942 German battle cruisers Scharnhorst and Gneisenau, with heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen make the 'Channel Dash' [Operation Cerberus] escape from Brest, France to Germany.
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M-1082 2.5 ton Cargo Trailer

The M1082 Cargo Trailer is the standard 2.5 ton Cargo Trailer for the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV), providing tactical unit mobility and logistics for the U.S. Army and the other military services.

Curb Weight 6,510 lb 2,953 kg
Length 209.5 in 5,321 mm
Width 96 in 2,438 mm
Oper. Height 79 in 2,007 mm
Air Trans. Height 79 in 2,007 mm
Departure Angle 25
Payload 5,000 lb 2,268 kg
Inside Cargo Bed Length 149 in 3,784 mm
Inside Cargo Bed Width 91 in 2,314 mm

FMTV 2.5 ton trailer M1082
FMTV 2.5 ton trailer M1082.

FMTV 2.5 ton trailer M1082
FMTV 2.5 ton trailer M1082.